Just NBA News: February 27, 2017

  • The Lakers waived Jose Calderon.
  • New York waived Brandon Jennings, and are expected to pursue Chasson Randle in his place (recently waived by Philadelphia).
  • Omri Casspi, recently waived by New Orleans, cleared waivers. Had a team claimed him on waivers, they would have had his Bird rights.
  • NEED A PLAYMAKER? Deron Williams is headed to Cleveland after being waived by Dallas, where he will wear #31.
  • Philadelphia waived Andrew Bogut, who reportedly has meetings set up with multiple contenders.
  • The notable names recently waived above join Matt Barnes and Marcus Thornton on the buyout market.
  • New York’s Joakim Noah had arthroscopic knee surgery and will miss the rest of the season.
  • Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid will continue to be out indefinitely due to knee swelling, per the team.
  • Toronto’s Kyle Lowry had wrist surgery to remove some loose bodies and will miss 4–5 weeks.

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